Leeds Studio 3, Photon House Percy Street Leeds LS12 1EL
Network Consultant - ACI 2022-02-18 Network Consultant - ACI for Leading 5G Greenfield Project Vine Resources 2022-03-18

Network Consultant - ACI

Frankfurt, Germany / contract / €550 - €600 Euros per day + Travel expense

David Lawrence

550 DAY

€550 - €600 Euros per day + Travel expense



Our client is embarking on a fully virtualized mobile network based on innovative Open RAN technology. They require a Network Designer to drive the LLD design, deployment, configuration and troubleshooting activities related to IP/MPLS Core/Edge network domain using Cisco ACI Fabric.


  • Design & planning activities related to Datacenter including ACI, IP/MPLS Core/Edge network domain.
  • ACI fabric deployment, Onboarding Applications to ACI and Operations.
  • Design IPv4/IPv6 Network architecture, and topology as per customer requirements and produce network failover methodologies, and redundancy plans.
  • Design & plan IPv6 addressing, naming and numbering formats for all network nodes and elements for Data centres.
  • Plan, design and optimize routing for edge/core network and ensure service integration such as MPLS VPN.
  • Plan, design and evolve Quality of Service techniques.
  • L2/L3 layer with troubleshooting skills.
  • Virtualization integration with L2/L3 traffic in mobile telephony.
  • Validation of new equipment (Hardware and Software) to meet the predefined customer standards.
  • Accountable for the set-up, management and support of the data centre tools and virtualization functionality.


  • Experience in Network Planning, Design and Engineering.
  • Cisco ACI - Implementation, deployment, troubleshooting and configuration is essential.
  • Experience in Routing/Switching: OSPF/ISIS, BGP, IP/MPLS Core/MEN/Aggregation/Access network planning and design.
  • Understanding of IP transport with SDN controller.
  • L2/L3 layer with troubleshooting skills. CCNP Certified preferred
  • Experience on Cisco products like 93180 YC FX, NCS 55A2, NCS 540, NCS 5504, NCS 5508, catalyst 36XX, 26XX.
  • Knowledge of IP configuration for Cloud-based networks and MPLS Core/Edge network domain is a plus but not essential

This is a 6-12 month contract and you'll need to be based near Frankfurt in Germany for this role